For the Post-election breakfast session as part of a-n’s Assembly Bristol event, four speakers discussed issues that ‘can sometimes mean having to have a difficult conversation’. Prior to this, facilitator Rivca Rubin asked those assembled to spend a few minutes reflecting on the outcome of the election. Here we report some of those reflections.
General Election 2017 - a-n The Artists Information Company
Theresa May’s snap election gamble has spectacularly failed with the Tories now without a majority in parliament – and artists have been responding to the election result.
We pick five of our favourite artist responses to the general election that have been featured on Instagram, including a print at home poster and a game pitching Corbyn vs May.
Following the publication of its general election manifesto, the party was contacted by journalists questioning the lack of any reference to the arts or creative industries. Frances Richens reports for Arts Professional.
The campaign group’s PDF prompt sheet suggests three key questions to ask parliamentary candidates.
The Turner prize-winning artist revealed on Monday that he is responsible for posters that riff on prime minister Theresa May’s often-used phrase.
The Conservatives focus on improving support for the arts outside London and new cultural development fund, while the Liberal Democrats place heavy focus on the arts in education.
Party pledges £160 million annual boost for schools to invest in projects that will support cultural activities, while there will also be a review of EBacc performance measures to ensure the arts are not sidelined.
On the back on its recently published general election manifesto for the creative industries, the federation has announced a series of events where senior figures from the four main UK political parties will answer questions about their plans for the arts and creative industries.
A weekly briefing featuring national and international art news, including: Tate names new extension after billionaire donor, artist, poet and architect Vito Acconci dies aged 77, City of Dubai launches its own typeface.
Advocacy toolkit to support a-n members to make the case for visual art and artists in the run up to the 2017 General Election on 8 June. Provides key messages, ideas for communicating and a sample letter.
In the lead up to the general election on 8 June, a-n’s Director Jeanie Scott announces a major five-year strategy to make sure the new government understands – and reflects – the needs and contribution of the UK’s visual artists.